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Pony, Montana

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Welcome to Pony ...

So far, we have found very little information about Pony. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Pony to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Pony, please Contact Us.

Pony would have been located within present day Madison County<2>.

We don't have a date for the establishment of Pony.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Pony: Named after Tecumseh 'Pony' Smith, an early miner in this area.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Pony is 5,520 feet [1,682 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Pony is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Pony was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Pony once stood is in the (406) area code.

Adding Pony to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pony in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Pony was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pony on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Pony ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Pony - they are located in Indiana, Ohio and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pony.

Communities near Pony ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pony.

  • Whitehall [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehall
    • Whitehall [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Pony
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,160 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehall have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehall<6>
  • Harrison [Madison County]
  • Mammoth [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mammoth
    • Mammoth [Madison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Pony
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mammoth
  • Norris [Madison County]
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    • Jefferson Island [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson Island
      • Jefferson Island [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Pony
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson Island
    • Cardwell [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cardwell
      • Cardwell [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Pony
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cardwell have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cardwell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cardwell<6>
    • McAllister [Madison County]
    • Piedmont [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
      • Piedmont [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Pony
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
    • Willow Creek [Gallatin County]
    • Silver Star [Madison County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pony. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pony.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pony. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Pony.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pony. See our Newspapers Page for Pony.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Montana

About Madison County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Montana:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Pony, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pony - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pony) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pony. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PonyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pony. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6596, Longitude: -111.8933    
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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